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Old 10-18-2012, 10:44 AM   #29
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I recall that during the winter, Florida was under my tires.
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One of the linked websites above stated to use wood or cardboard.

Both will hold moisture just like concrete.

I never put anything under my tires, but if I was, I would use cheap plastic cutting boards.
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Old 10-18-2012, 05:29 PM   #31
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Sand is under mine - have been doing that for more than 15 years. Sand drains well and doesn't leach chemicals. Of course, sand is easy to come by in Florida - my whole yard is sand several feet deep!
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Old 10-18-2012, 10:40 PM   #32
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I was told my Mike at Camp Freightliner this year, use anything that is waterproof and do not raise unit high enough that the tires leave the ground if your coach has air bags. After seeing that I only have ONE campfire under my my users name I might not me as bright as others. Your friend the T---
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Old 10-21-2012, 07:27 AM   #33
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I too am trying to do the right thing with my tires this winter. I've seen suggestions to use the plastic leveling blocks. But, it would cost about $100 to do 6 tires. They would work well because water will drain from them, but too expensive. The horse matts seem popular here, but I don't see them draining well. Especially if there is a depression where the tire sits. I've also read posts where people leave their levelers down for storage. Seems like a lot of pressure in the hydraulic lines to sit all winter like that. Seems like that would stress that system, but I like the idea of getting at least some of the load off of the tires to prevent flat spotting. Once the rig is covered and had the batteries removed, moving it every month or so is not an option. If the levelers go high enough, you could raise the coach, rotate tires to a new spot and then lower again. Looking for some more input from experienced owners.
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Hmmm... this might be a better solution to protect your tires :

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winter storage

Lowes sells 16 x 16 in square plywood one side plastic on other side with raised channels ,for underlament on basement floors. Channels let moisture and air move,less than 2 bucks each. I glue 2 of them plywood to plywood plastic channels towards ground and tires.16 bucks 5 minutes work done,air and water move under tires and driveway.
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Lowes sells 16 x 16 in square plywood one side plastic on other side with raised channels ,for underlament on basement floors. Channels let moisture and air move,less than 2 bucks each. I glue 2 of them plywood to plywood plastic channels towards ground and tires.16 bucks 5 minutes work done,air and water move under tires and driveway.
But tires are only 50% supported (not whole footprint) this could possibly be problem.
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